Idaho Climate Summit - November 16 & 17, 2017

Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate is a two-day summit about Idaho’s changing climate designed to explore market-based solutions for safeguarding Idaho’s economy, health, landscape and lifestyle.

DESCRIPTION

The 2017 Idaho Climate Summit is a two-day conversation about Idaho’s changing climate designed to explore market-based solutions for safeguarding Idaho’s economy, health, landscape and lifestyle.

Participants

  • Businesses 
  • Resource and land managers
  • Idaho tribes and tribal organizations
  • Researchers and topical experts
  • Public interest organizations
  • Community members
  • Government officials

Venues

The statewide summit will be held at Boise State University, Idaho State University (ISU), and the University of Idaho (UI), November 16 (8:30 AM to 5:00 PM) and 17 (8:30 AM to 3:00 PM), with a reception on Thursday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Boise State University Stueckle Sky Center. Morning keynote and panel discussions will be live in Boise from the Boise State Student Union Building and streamed online for participants to view at the UI Commons building in Moscow and the ISU Pond Student Union Building in Pocatello. Afternoon facilitated workshops will be held at all three venues. Click here for the summit agenda.

Any business, school, organization or individual who wants to participate can do so online by streaming the event from www.idahoclimatesummit.com. Entities that wish to lead their own design thinking workshops can sign up for a training from Warm Springs Consulting on the “Facilitate” tab of www.idahoclimatesummit.com. Statewide workshop results will be shared in a post-summit action report to be distributed in early 2018 via the website.

Idaho Lands Summit: November 9th, 2017

Seeking common ground

Solution-seekers only, please

The Idaho Lands Summit provides public and private stakeholders a safe, independent venue to openly discuss long-term solutions to issues surrounding the land and water in the West. A source of contention for generations, it’s never been more relevant or vital than it is today. The ILS brings together for a day the stakeholders vying for influence on this critical issue to seek creative ideas, potential solutions and greater communication.

More information can be located at: http://idaholandssummit.com/

Job Opening: Western Rivers Conservancy

Western Rivers Conservancy

Wyss Fellow – Associate Project Manager 

Portland, OR

Join Western Rivers Conservancy’s lands team working to protect outstanding western rivers through land acquisition. The Associate Project Manager participates in each phase of the land acquisition and conveyance process, including project identification, transaction management, funding development and public outreach. This is a two-year position through the Wyss Fellows Program, which provides experience and training for individuals who have the potential to become future conservation leaders. The successful candidate will have familiarity with real estate, finance and natural resource sciences; strong communication and leadership skills; and the ability to manage diverse tasks with close attention to detail. For more details, go to http://www.westernrivers.org/about/jobs/wyssfellow/

Wood River Land Trust's Student Conservation Council is happy to announce the Student Film Festival: What's Your Idaho?

Wood River Land Trust's Student Conservation Council is happy to announce the Student Film Festival: What's Your Idaho?  All Idaho 7th - 12th grade students are encouraged to submit 2-8 minute films describing why they love the lands of Idaho. Whether it's hunting, biking, rodeo, skiing, or fishing, we want to see what gets you excited about calling Idaho home. The top films will be screened at the Limelight Hotel on Friday, May 11 from 6:30-8:30 pm. The best student filmmakers will be named and receive prizes at the event. Submit films and learn more about the screening here: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/WhatsYourIdaho